The 3D Cell Culture 2023 conference will focus on advanced and predictive 3D cell culture models. Main topics of the 7th conference of the 3DCC series are latest trends in development, biology and applications of organoids, the biology in Microphysiological Systems, new developments in the field of Personalised Medicine, the path from 3D cell cultures to cell-based therapies, as well as enabling technologies for standardisation and scalability.
In addition to scientific presentations, the exhibition will showcase practical applications, products and solutions and further stimulate discussion between researchers, solution providers and users.
|Dominik Egger||University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/A|
|Jan Hansmann||Universitätsklinikum Würzburg/D|
|Hansjörg Hauser||Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig/D|
|Cornelia Kasper||University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/A|
|Jens M. Kelm||PreComb Therapeutics AG, Wädenswil/CH|
|Antonina Lavrentieva||Leibniz Universität Hannover/D|
|Uwe Marx||TissUse GmbH, Berlin/D|
|Ralf Pörtner||Hamburg University of Technology/D|
|Ina Prade||FILK Freiberg Institute gGmbH/D|
|Markus Rimann||Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Wädenswil/CH|
|Caroline von Wulffen||DECHEMA e. V., Frankfurt am Main/D|
The event will deal with the following topics:
Biology in Microphysiological Systems (MPS)
From 3D cell culture to cell-based therapies
Enabling technologies for standardisation and scalability
Charting human development with organoid technologies
Gray Camp, Roche Innovation Center Basel/CH
Infection, inflammation and cancer in the gut
Sina Bartfeld, Technical University of Berlin/D
Recapitulating complex human tissues using organ-on-chip and organoid technologies
Peter Loskill, University of Tuebingen/D
Mesenchymal stromal cells for musculoskeletal regeneration: Current status and perspectives
Dimitrios Kouroupis, University of Miami, FL/USA
Recent advances in automating life sciences
Kerstin Thurow, University of Rostock/D
The lecture and poster programme is subject to change (as of 20 March) and available as online version:
full conference programme as PDF
(will be updated by 30 March)
Monday, 17 April 2023
|12:00-13:30||Registration and Light Lunch|
|Get Together and Poster Party|
Tuesday, 18 April 2023
|19:00-22:00||Conference Dinner with Poster Prize Awards|
Wednesday, 19 April 2023
|13:00-14:00||Light Lunch and End of the Conference|
The exhibition, integrated in the conference, offers a unique opportunity to promote your technologies products, and services in the 3D cell culture field.
Book your Exhibition Package through the button below or contact the Conference Office for further information. The distribution of stand space is based on the principle "first come, first served".
Standard Exhibition Package (1900 EUR + VAT for taxable supplies)
• Exhibition space (6 sqm) for the duration of the conference
• Basic equipment: 1 table, 1 chair, power supply
• 1 conference participation included
• Company logo on the conference website, in the printed programme, online book abstracts and on the conference slides
• Option to book 1 additional conference participation for the reduced fee of 680 EUR
Additional Options and Advertisement
For sponsorship of Poster Party and Scientific Award Ceremony or other sponsoring options please contact us.
|Akita by Finnadvance/FIN|
|CELLnTEC advanced cell systems AG/CH|
|Fluigent Deutschland GmbH/D|
|Greiner Bio-One GmbH/D|
|Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e.V/D|
|I&L Biosystems GmbH/D|
|Leibniz Health Technologies/D with Leibniz INM / Leibniz IPF / DWI Aachen|
|OLS OMNI Life Science GmbH & Co.KG/D|
|PeproTech GmbH, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific/D|
|Quantum Design GmbH/D|
|SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG/D|
|Schaefer Technologie GmbH/D|
|Sciospec Scientific Instruments GmbH/D|
|Singleron Biotechnologies GmbH/D|
|STEMCELL Technologies Germany GmbH/D|
|Industry||850 €||865 €|
|Academia||590 €||605 €|
|PhD Students3)||390 €||405 €|
(* up to 26 years old)
|290 €||305 €|
1) Mixed VAT: no VAT requested for scientific conferences according to § 4.22 UstG, but registration fee include a Business Package with VAT.
2) Personal DECHEMA-members
3) Proof of status
How to become a DECHEMA-member?
The DECHEMA terms and conditions for conferences apply. Please note that the following information are exerpts and supplements to the general terms and conditions.
Registration is possible up to the beginning of the conference (subject to capacity in the lecture rooms). You will receive an email with a booking confirmation as well as hyperlinks to download your invoice and payment confirmation as PDF files.
The registration fees include the conference ticket, the book of abstracts and the list of participants (both PDFs) as well as the conference dinner on 18 April 2023 and food & beverages during all coffee and lunch breaks.
The printed programme brochure will be handed out on-site.
Editorial deadline for list of participants is 25 March 2023.
Cancellations are only accepted in writing (i.e. by fax or e-mail). Please find details about cancellation dates and fees in the general terms and conditions. In case of no-show the conference fees won't be refunded and fees not yet paid still have to be paid.
The conference dinner with poster prize awards takes place on Tuesday, 18 April, 19:00 - 22:00 h at:
The conference dinner is included in the registration fee, but a registration is obligatory.
Enjoy a pleasant evening with colleagues and friends, with delicious local food and wines - and a wonderful view over Freiburg.
Please find below the walkway (15 min) from the Konzerthaus to the "Schlossbergbahn".
It goes every 5 min up and down to the Schlossbergrestaurant and will be free of costs for our registered conference dinner guests.
You can also walk uphill within 15 min.
Dear lecture and poster authors, please note: Registration fee cannot be waived for authors. Please use the online registration.
If you are unable to present your lecture for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible.
The official language of the conference is English. Simultaneous translation will be not available.
A brief CV questionary enables the appropriate chair person to introduce all lecturers to the audience. Therefore lecturers are asked to download the CV form and to return it to the conference office until 17 March 2023.
The ideal format for the presentation is 16:9. A notebook (MS Office 2010, Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3) and a wireless presenter will be provided. Please bring your presentation slides as PowerPoint or PDF-File on a USB stick. Nevertheless we kindly ask you to bring your own laptop computer as a backup.
In case that you need internet /special software for your presentation or if you have videos included into your file, please notify the conference secretariat in advance.
Keynote lecture is planned for 40 min incl. 10 min discussion.
Lecture from the Call for Papers is planned for 25 min incl. 5 min discussion.
Poster Flash Talk is planned for 5 min each (3 min for 3 slides, 1 min question, 1 min for change)
Strict timekeeping will be essential for the smooth running of the conference. We suggest to use a minimum font size of 24 pt for your presentation slides.
As a major guideline it is proposed to make the poster intelligible in itself, even in the absence of the author. It is suggested to divide the content of each poster into introduction, results and conclusion, with a summary listing the pertinent results and conclusion.
Poster Instruction Download as PDF
The poster should be legible from a distance of 2-3 meters. Standard size for posters is 0.85 x 1.2 m (DIN A0 German Standard) vertically oriented. Therefore, please find the following specifications:
The posters will be shown throughout the whole conference. Please hang up your poster at the beginning of the meeting on 17 April by 1 p.m..
We would like to offer you a carefree and safe stay in the conference venue.
Lecture room and Foyers at the Konzerthaus are regularly aired and sanitizer dispensers available.
Mask wearing is voluntary. Should you have a fever or cough, please stay at home.
A hygiene concept that incorporates the current recommendations and directives of the State of Baden-Württemberg can be found via https://konzerthaus.freiburg.de/en/info-center/corona-information
We ask our participants to act on their own responsibility not to expose themselves or others to any unreasonable risk of infection.
Are you planning to travel to Freiburg by train? Use the joint offer from Deutsche Bahn (DB) and DECHEMA and travel to our conference at a reduced fare starting from 49,50 € (one way).
Further information at http://www.dechema.de/en/train.html.
Accommodation is not included in the conference participation fee. For booking accommodation you can also visit the website
We have also arranged a small room contingent with special rates at following hotels:
Novotel Freiburg am Konzerthaus
Fax: +49 (0) 89 63002 819940
Single room: 130 EUR incl. breakfast and tax
Keyword: "DECHEMA_3DCC"; you can use the booking form.
Rooms can be reserved till 15 March 2023. Free cancellation one week before arrival.
Phone: +49 761 3800-0
Fax: +49 761 3800 999
Single room: 118 EUR incl. breakfast and tax
Single room business: 128 EUR incl. breakfast and tax
Rooms can be reserved till 19 March 2023. Free cancellation till 13 April 2023.
Stadthotel Freiburg Kolping Hotels & Resorts
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau
Phone: +49 761 31 93 197
Double room for single use: 87 EUR incl. breakfast and tax
Keyword: "3D Cell Culture"
Rooms can be reserved till 1 March 2023.
The 3D Cell Culture conference is an initiative of the DECHEMA working groups “Cell Culture Technology” and “Medical Biotechnology”
in cooperation with